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79%. north dakota, one company, 89% in fact, across america 94% of markets are not competitive. we need real competition to lower costs. we need the choice of a public health insurance option. >>> not every in new york is cheered out. still some folks out there. welcome back to "the early show." takes big morning for us. we have an old friend here who has been missing for the last couple of months. julie is back. as you know, she's a new mom. we'll find out what has been going on with julie. >> i saw her in hair and makeup. she looks fantastic. she's the gold standard of fantastic. >>> also this morning, a new h1n1 health warning. if up the flu, how much you you weigh may determine how sick you get. a new study show as large number of obese h1n1 victims are nding in the hospital. we'll have all the details on that. >>> there's had this other piece of news this morning and as i have said so on which, are you in fact, a doctor, the vet friday naer medicine. what is this about a cat? >> it came out yesterday that an h1n1 was confirmed in a pet cat in iowa. this cat lived in a home whe
would happen when we took a bag there one of the busiest airports in america, new york's laguardia. i grabbed a bag belonging to a woman from michigan. she was willing to let me take to see if anyone questioned me. nobody did. i walked right out the door. were you you surprised he was just able to walk off about your bag? >> yes, very. it was very easy. >> reporter: one of on you producers was able to walk off with a bag of a willing passenger at a small aerpt in burbank, california. >> if i was on the phone texting, could you just take it and i'd be like totally missed it. >> reporter: and i went back inside to baggage claem at that guard i can't and tried again. this time take taking the bag of a passenger from rhode island. she knew i was taking it, but, again, nobody stopped me, even though this was the second bag i grabbed in less than ten minutes. >> it's alwayses in back of your mind that there's really no like security when you're walking out. >> reporter: it's the airlines, pot the airports,hich are responsible for the safe dwlifrp arrive your bag, but this cost cutting move,
in the climate change summit. china, america, and india still undecided. leaders will get what is needed. india's economy gives it more global clout. we will be looking at what that means when its prime minister meets president obama. the man in charge of britain's iraq war inquiry promises a full account. more than a dozen missing after sunday's disaster in indonesia. officials say the vessel was overloaded. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 11:00 p.m. in the australian capital, where the prime minister has been speaking to the bbc about next month's climate change summit. it is billed as a make or break even the leaders of india, china, and america have not bought their ticket yet. without them, what is possible? >> we're working toward a copenhagen agreement. this is a tough process. forging an agreement across so many different countries is a difficult process. having discussed this atlanta with the prime minister of denmark, the president of the united states, and some discussions with the chinese president, we have the capacity to lead an agreement at copenhagen. one
world news", broadcast our viewers on pbs in america and also on the globe. coming up later for you, recession and is meet the workers free training for the new job market. >> my husband and i decided to look at it like this is an opportunity. when in your life do you get to really choose what career path you are following? >> and standing up to the godfather. the island of sicily launch as anti-mafia package holidays. hello to you. he will go briefly to the copenhagen climate summit, and today, president obama announced the commitments on greenhouse gases he will take with them. he has pledged to cut american carbon emissions by about 17% by 2020. it reverses the policy of the bush administration and in the current state of u.s. politics, it is risky, but is it enough to rescue a meaningful agreement when world leaders meet next month? >> some performances are common to ever president, like freeing a turkey just before the thanksgiving feast. >> you know, there are certain days that remind me of why i ran for this office, and then there are moments like this -- new [laughter] where
war or financial crisis. that was their plan. the interest wants to keep america in debt. you keep america in dead by having a financial crisis or make war. this is why the media is controlled by war mongeres. host: we're going to leave it there. on the twitter board. we have this tweet. "this is great. hopefully there is a lot of dirt on bush and cheney and this can come out and bush can be sent to trial as a war criminal." >> another post says "wake up, mr. president, we are at war here." host: back to the phone. on the line for democrats go ahead? caller: that last caller is probably still talking, huh? host: might be. what are your thoughts? caller: i have one sentence to sum up my feelings -- host: let's move on to the line for republicans in massachusetts. caller: good morning. i wanted to comment on the logistics of actually prosecuting these people in the south district of new york. we are not using the full inspect rum of legal options available to us. evidence was gathered and this was in civilian setings. now we are talking about prosecuting people we captured on a=n
jobs. >> it will be a long bone night. ings are joining us. the deadline for closing america's hugely controversial prison -- prison in guantanamo bay just two months from now will not be met. he confirmed the commitment he made so publicly when it came to office will not be filled in time. heaid he was confident, though, it will be closed sometime next year but technical and political problems would take longer to resolve. here is a special report for us from the military base. >> it is the early morning call to prayer. we cheered takes place behind razor wire. it is guantanamo, where america has been holding detainees or terrorist suspects for almost eight years. it is the start of yet another day at one of the world's most the tories detention facilities and yet no end in sight. the kind of the watch towers and heavily guarded security fences, it is business as usual. the president's deadline to close the camp down has slipped but here there is not that much of a supplies. in fact, at one of the camp, construction workers are still making improvements. no sign of demolition yet. an
in honduras. reaction to the victory could set america at odds with others in the region. it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 4:00 and afternoon in dubai where further revelations about its debt crisis have sent jitters through the region. the news thathe state's main property vehicle has asked for trading in some of its bonds has -- to be suspended and sent share prices tumbling in dubai and neighboring out the dhabi. reaction around the region has been mixed. asian stocks rose but experts warn the trouble will make investors look twice at government bonds in general and by's as a growth model in particular. >> the middle east first chance to react to this shocking announcement and as expected, markets fell. but with the dubai market down 7% and of the doubt become 8%, not as bad as many expected and feared. many expected 10% fall was all but inevitable. indications of just aren't investors were the ones pulling out their money. locals choosing instead to sit out the storm. >> a little down. everything will be better in -- >> some comfort that losses were not as steep
now public. a memo from america's ambassador to kabul. carl iken barry warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in handling corruption, more proof that the president's advisors are split. >> his cabinet is divided. it's taken him a long time to come to this decision and tchaurg time the war -- democrats and those on the left. >> it's a complex decision for the president, whose been getting conflicting advice. on the one side are the skeptics, those not yet convinced more troops should be sent as well as ambassador iken barry, they include joe biden and the president's chief of staff robert emanuel. on the other side those led by general mccrystal, the defense secretary robert gates and hillary clinton are also on his side. one issue around which they all unite, president karzai must change. >> i think that the corruption issue really goes to the heart of whether the people of afghanistan feel that the government is on their side, is working for them. >> the president thereof make that decision sooner rather than later. the longer he leaves i
the copenhagen conference. >> china has become america's banker. they spent billions of dollars in u.s. govement bonds. thanks for the help, said president obama. >> the u.s. welcomes china's efforts in playing a greater role on the world's stage, a role in which a growing economy is joined by growing responsibilities. so far china's partnership has proved critical in our effort to pull ourselves out of the worst recession in generations. >> president hu said at a global recovery is fragile and warned americans against trade protectionism. these two states can agree on much but there's a huge divide when it comes thuman rights. >> yesterday in shanghai spoke to president hu about america as a bedrock belief that all men and women possess certain fundamental human rights. we're not believe these principles are unique to america, but rather they are universal rights and and they should be available to all peoples, all ethnic and religious minorities. >> it is still an authoritarian ste. few here enjoy the freedoms proclaimed by the american president. mr. obama later vised the forbidden city, a pa
>>> good morning, america. on this monday, november 17th, sarah palin and barbara walters. new questions about palin's future, her family. >> truthfully, we were >>nd what about the president? >> barack obama. on a scale of one to ten, ten being the best, what do you rate barack obama? >> walters, palin. stay ned. >>> mammogram mayhem. the new guidelines on breast cancer screening have thrown women into a muddle. we ask leang doctors to clear up the confusion about what you should do for health and life. >>> and janet jackson breaks her silence. what she thinks about the doctor at the center of the michael jackson investigation, as she copes with her brother's death. it's a "gma" exclusive. >>> and good morning to all of you. diane sawyer with robin roberts. happy to be here this morning, when barbara walters is going to ask new questions of sarah palin. >>> and we have a brand-new, hot-off-the-presses abc news/"washington post" poll. >> let's show that poll. despite health care reform, people are evenly split on health care. 48% in favor of the plan. 49% opposed. and when it c
to the polls. welcome to," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later, is new technology the answer for all the farmers? japan's search for answers to food dependency. and not exactly an old master, london's data rate retreats amsterdam's red light district for exhibition. -- london's museum recreate amsterdam's red light district for an exhibition. >>> it is official, the deadline for closing the hugely controversial prison at guantanamo bay, cuba, two months away, will not be met. president obama has confirmed the commitment that he made so publicly came to office will not be fulfilled in time. jonathan beall is at guantanamo bay. >> the reason for the delay is still filtering through. we do not know if the detainees have been informed, but the military commanders are aware. it does not come as a huge surprise because they know that president obama wanted to close it. they know there has been a huge obstacle in the way, the biggest one, where the put the detainees instead? there are still 200. where will they go, where will they be tried? these questions are still to be
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to
/11 are not just obvious, but the wounds remain etched and america is still waiting for justice. the man accused of being the mastermind of the attacks, khalid sheikh mohammed, this is how he looked after he was arrested in pakistan in 2003. this is how he looks now. this is where he will now stand trial, a new york federal court house just a stone's throw away from where the attacks took place. if found guilty, he can expect the harshest sentence. >> i expect prosecutors to seek the death penalty against each of the alleged conspirators. >> a jury of new yorkers will help decide whether he is guilty or not, but it seems some in the city have already made up their mind. >> i hope he gets a fair trial. >> it should be in new york were the key event occurred and allow the citizens of new york to witness firsthand the administration of justice. >> it is a clear break from the past. this is where he and the currently accused are currently being held. it is also where the five were being tried by a military court. the obama administration rejected to the way some evidence was obtained. the president
ever. this shanghais starbucks looks and smells like any you find in america. the chinese have embraced the american broke. asked about obama and you find a similar enthusiasm for president quite unlike their own. he is a young man, this woman says, he is open-minded. his visits to china makes us feel like the distance between the two countries is shortened. his visit shows china's influence is increasing and as chinese, that makes us happy. here it is clear, he has won over many ordinary chinese. but winning the support of their leaders will be harderand presio help solve the mass of the challenges of the two countries face. bbc news, shanghai. >> quentin, if you have to say what was different about president obama compared to his predecessors, what would it be, you think? >> elwell, president obama enjoys more popularity than his predecessors but he does not enjoy the same popularity in china that he enjoys and oer countries around the world. there is not an obamamania here. but he seems to have won some success on two things. first of all, he did not meet with the ballet llama -- dal
with the passage of affordable health care for america act we will make history. we will also make progress for america's working families. >> reporter: and next up, the senate and the president told democrats yesterday if we don't get this done this year, we're not going to get it done any time soon because next year is an election year. >> there's so much debate on both sides of the aisle. what exactly does this bill include. >> this bill does include a public option and it includes coverage for 36 million uninsured. right now there are 50 million uninsured in in country estimated. it provides subsidies for those who can't afford premiums. there's a very controversial amendment a compromise reached at the last minute prohibiting coverage of abortions for those getting federal funds for their insurance coverage, jenna. >> mike, thank you so much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." david joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this time yesterday a lot of people wondering whether democrats would be able to get this done. now that it is all done, what does this mean for not o
think there was a disconnect there in terms of what the goal was. and i think america wanted to hear her, and there was a bit of protective nature there. sean: i was there, and she writes about that in the book, that she decided to say, i got these clothes from a consignment shop. >> yes. sean: why would that be off script? i don't get it. >> i don't know, especially when it connects with most americans. you know, i want to also touch on the "newsweek" cover that you mentioned just a few minutes ago. and when i saw that, i was infuriated, as most women should be. it is, as you said, blatantly sexist. i'm not going to go and be a "cry-baby" bit, but let's be fair. where is the national organization for women? where are they? where are they when a conservative woman is being reduced to that sort of cover when it comes to politics? they have said nothing, sean, absolutely nothing. apparently they only want to represent women when they're liberal. and i find that to be problematic. maybe tomorrow there will be something on their website. sean: i agree with you on your analysis and governor p
investigation of the massacre at fort hood. i'm shepard smith. this is fox news. as america honors those who sacrifice for this nation, we're geths new clues tonight -- we're getting new clues tonight about the attack at the army post and new word tonight from the suspect's lawyer. >> he understood who i was and he understands his current defense team. shepard: and what might have prevented the feds from investigating major hasan before the rampage. also, hearing for the first time from the hero sergeant who helped stop the suspect. but first from fox tonight, a first look inside the home of the suspect from fort hood. our camera crews entered his small apartment today in colleen, texas. just a few blocks away from the army post where he's accused of going on a shooting rampage killing 13 and wounding 29 others. a lot of the basics, chairs, laundry, cleaning supplies, and what may be clues to what major hasan may have been doing in the months, days and even hours before the attacks. clues from washington that they may allow them to fill in more blanks. let's go to chris gutierrez l
alaska governor, president obama's political group, organizing for america, is now waging war against her. now, according to abc news, they sent a letter to supporters asking for donations that will help them "push back against sarah palin who they call dangerous." it sounds loik president obama is -- like president obama is worried he may have some competition in the future. joining us with reaction it all of this, fox news anchor, analyst, kimberly guilfoyle and columnist s.e. cupp. ben nelson is going to go along with it. mary landrieu, according to jonathan karl, abc reporting, there is $100 million specific provision just for louisiana. i think she's gone. they bought her vote. prove me wrong. >> she got a much bigger bag to carry the loot. the $100 million on the taxpayers that we're going to have to pay to get this to go through. sean: can you imagine? they need her vote so bad they put in a provision just for louisiana. $100 million of your dollars. so the question is, is this not the moral equivalent of bribery? >> well, it is. it's pretty dirty stuff. but i'm hoping that -- ben
the lives of livelihoods of every person in america. for many that means higher taxes and for even more, it will mean an unprecedented intrusion of federal government bureaucrat into the way we receive health care. this is a fundamental erosion of our freedom. the great freedom fighter abraham lincoln gave a speech in springfield, illinois, in 19 -- in 1838 where he touched on the idea of the loss of freedom. he was very explicit. he explained that our country could one day suffer a los of freedom, not by an outside attack, but from within. i'll quote what lincoln said and then give it in its larger context. at what point, then is the approach of danger to be expected? i answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. it cannot come from abroad. its destruction be -- if destruction be our lot, we must ourselveses be its author and finisher. as a nation of free men, we must live through all times, or die by suicide. the larger context of those words is as follows. in the great journal of things happening under the sun, we, the american people, find our account running, under d
into now? >> good lord! you are kidding me! >> couric: wait until you see tonight's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. snipe and good evening, everyone. we're beginning with a story that will affect millions of american women. government health experts made a major change today in the guidelines for breast cancer screening. with nearly 200,000 women in this country expected to be diagnosed this year and more than 40,000 expected to die from it, early detection has long been emphasized as a way to save lives. and over a recent two-year period, 64% of women in their 40s got a mammogram. 40 has been the age women were told to start getting screened, but now the experts say most women should wait until they're 50. dr. jennifer ashton is with us tonight. jennifer, that is major shift in what we've been told for years. >> reporter: that's right, katie. these new guidelines challenge long-standing guidelines for detecting breast cancer. they come from a respected panel of government medical expert which is regularly makes recomme
's because it became a black eye in america's reputation in the world. i don't quantity to play games but that is nothing that obama administration did. >> gregg: congressman brown, mark kirk who is running for the senate he opposes the idea to bring them to the united states in part because he thinks he is going to make illinois a terror target. i talked to a national security expert who has been in the years. he laughed at that. he said look, are you kidding me. terrorists go for high value targets, big places like new york and washington as we saw on 9/11. they're not going for a town in 500. he laughed and said, are you kidding. that is going to be among the safest places in the world because there is only 500 premium. am i right? >> that was the first thing i thought of. terrorism is about the unexpected. major impacts from this. if there is going to be one safe place in america, it will be that town. >> gregg: congressman brown, it doesn't make sense in many ways? >> you are misconstruing what mark kirk is saying. he is saying it's going to bring terrorist attacks to america, li
that we were going to make our products, our strings in america. we are still committed to that. we have never sold one string we didn't make here in new york. >> they have one of u.s. manufactu manufactures that have adopted the lean theory. they plan to do so or have implemented it. critics say the automation eliminates jobs. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to play people off because lean has been effective. that is not going to help people embracing lean or help our company or our community. what we are trying to do is take those people and train them to do something else. >> reporter: like work in the guitar strap division, part of a company he acquired several years ago. those jobs were previously in china. today, long island. economists say other companies can position themselves to bring jobs home. >> lean manufacturing makes it possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost effectively and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china. too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done
have overtaken one city. can these beleaguered residents fight back? >>> good morning, america. >> good morning. it is saturday, november 14th. i spent a good part of yesterday reading this book. is book is not out yet. but we were able to buy a copy. and there's a lot of really interesting stories in here, like why the campaign not palin needed a nutritionist. >> we have a preview coming up. >>> also this morning, if you've ever given up junk food, maybe you understand the results of one new study that says foods like burgers and fries and doughnuts are just as hard to kick as cocaine and heroin. we'll tell you how these foods affect your brain. and how you can kick the habit. >>> also, lifestyles of the rich and infamous. would you like to own bernie madoff's watch or mets jacket? "the antiques roadshow" guys will be with us to tell us what madoff's loot is worth. it's been the bloc today. and proceeds go to reimbursing the thousands of victims that lost millions. >>> and the times square studios in the grips of justin bieber fever. [ screams ] that's right. if you have teenage daught
will start off asking your reaction to comments by columnist who asks, could america go broke? the number -- host: you can reach us at twitter, c-spanwj is how you can do that. and you can e-mail us, it journal@c-span.org. and if you have called any of the c-span program in the last 30 days give someone else a chance. first, a look at the legislative business of the week. health care legislation gets teed up in the house. the front-page headline of "roll call." they write getting to the vote will require leaders to hurtle hangups over abortion and immigration language, moderates gripes on the overall cost of the bill, liberal demands for symbolic votes and their preferred provisions. also an unknown are re of parochial concerns. writing about the legislation coming up. host: that sent "will call." we will talk about this week and next week -- but our question this morning is more broadly on spending, based on a column that "could america go broke?" he writes this morning that the idea of a major advance country would default on its debt -- host: we will get more comments from this column
states of america. their legacy will be an america that is safer and stronger. an america that reflects the extraordinary character of the men and women who serve it. thank you. >> good morning. this is congressman mark kirk of illinois. when i returned home from active duty in afghanistan, i dedicated my congressional service to helping families with healthcare. we can lower healthcare costs and provide conference for americans who lack insurance by enabouting key reforms that already help thousands of families in many states. first, we can start lowering costs by reigning in lawsuits in america. we are the most litigious country on earth. lawsuit reforms can save billions in healthcare costs alone. in new jersey, without lawsuit reform, it costs $5,500 per patient to provide insurance. in california, with some of the strongest lawsuit reforms, insurance costs half as much as it does in new jersey. congress should enhance the effective reforms of many states by enacting lawsuit reforms for our entire country. second, congress should grant the right of each american to buy coverage from
's unemployment rate will stay elevated for years. >> oh, my goodness, this is just bad news for america. >> it does, especially after yesterday's news about the real unemployment rate. in october, the figure hit 10th.2%, a 26-year high. >> we talked about how it's going to affect the elections in 2010 around here because we talk about politics, but this recession may affect the 2012 election and the 2014 election. when we talk about, mort, that we've reset the economy, that we're not going to be driven by just crazed consumerism, that means something. we either start building things here in this country again, or this economy doesn't turn around, and people don't get back to work. and maybe, just maybe one day washington politicians will start focusing on that. >> you know what it brings forward too is a really dysfunctional political system to address these issues. they put together a stimulus program, and so much of it goes to pet projects of the individual congressmen and senators and so much of it gets dislieutenanted. it doesn't really focus in on the problem. here we are a year la
% of america is reasonably happy with their health care. why not spend the money to help the problems of the 20%? why not just set up a working system? we need to fix for reform. we need to get thecwa insurance companies selling across state lines. neil: thank you, gentlemen. a major applicator with a 20 anniversary, coming up. >> tear down this wall. neil: 20 years ago today 20,000 people did just that, tear down a wall. tens of thousands of people broke down in below wall, our next guest is concerned -- michael reagan, ronald reagan's son, joins us now. good to have you here. >> good to be with you. neil: your concern is that if your father looked at this event, something would have change in those 20 years? >> i have been here for about one week, honoring my father, as he often is in berlin for the speech that he gave in 1987. watching the speakers tonight, they just basically for got ronald reagan. -- forgot ronald reagan. you would think that they could and least mention the part that he played by taking a strong stand against communist aggression. neil: interestingly, mr. gorbachev, the l
that can malfunction and they were sold at some of the most popular stores in america. >> reporter: at the sugar and spice oig daycare in lafayette, louisiana, they are scrambling to figure out what to do with dozens of cribs now part of the nation's largest crib recall. >> it really is disturbing. we need to take care of it while we can and make sure that nobody else is hurt or injured. >> reporter: the cribs made by stork craft manufacturing have been linked to more than 100 incidents of the side rail detaching, in some cases falling off the crib completely. numerous children have been injured. four children have died. two in new york one in west virginia, and one in louisiana. the problem involves plastic hardware that can break. causing the side rail to detach from the crib. that creates a space big enough for an infant to become trapped and suffocate. >> manufacturers are putting hardware to make those sides drop down and the hardware is not substantial. >> reporter: the recalled cribs were mafred between january 1993 and october 2009. some carrying the fish
. >> it is more than six years as britain and america sent forces to topple the government of saddam hussein. it was one of the most controversial foreign-policy decisions of recent decades. >> we will stand up for what we know to be right. >> then-prime minister tony blair believes passionately the war was justified. >> others thought differently, and hundreds of thousands marched in the streets of britain in protest. now five privy councilors, all appointed by downing street, will investigate how and why britain went to war. they insist they are not government's placement. they say the inquiry will not be a whitewash. >> when you set up an independent inquiry of this sort, you said the members free to do what they will. our determination is to do, not merely a thorough job, but one that is frank and will bear public scrutiny. >> inquiry will hear from key witnesses, people like the former ambassador to the united nations, the former chairman of the political committee empowered chief of mi6, and the chief of mi6 a the time of invasion. examinations show there were critical shortcomings. on
, economic problems, and nuclear proliferation. no breakthroughs. >> side-by-side, america's president and china's. a superpower and its rising rival. ♪ they are increasingly block instead, their economies in twined. they said the challenges can only be tackled if they work together. these two nations, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases agreed to push for climate change in copenhagen next month. >> much still separates them, too. president obama is easy with a free press, but china is not. no questions were allowed. >> our aim in the copenhagen is not a political declaration but rather an accord that covers all of the issues in the negotiations and has immediate of fax. >> he then raised the sensitive subject of >>tibet. the chinese president hinted at chinese irritation that america is trying to protect its markets. >> i stressed to president obama that our two countries need to oppose and reject protectionism in all of its manifestations. >> that mr. obama headed to the forbidden city. it the crowds were kept away. all the run president obama, signs of china's past pow
. >> side by side, america's president and china's, the superpower that is rising. ♪ their autonomies intertwined. the world's major challenges can only be tackled if they work together. these nations the biggest emitters of greenhouse cases spoke about a climate change deal reducing carbon emissions. >> much still separates them. president obama is easy with free press. china is not. no questis were allowed. >> it is not a partial report or political declaration but a report that covers all of the issues in negotiations and one that has immediate operational effect. >> he raised a sensitive subject. >> while we recognize that tibet is part of the people's republic of china, the united states supports an early resumption of dialogue between the chinese government and representatives of the dali lama to resolve any concerns andifferences. >> the president hence -- hinted at chinese irritation. >> i stressed to president obama that under the current system, our country's need to oppose and reject protectionism. >> mr. obama headed to the forbidden city. the crowds were kept away. signs
to our viewers in pbs in america and also around the globe. coming up later for you -- and illegal raid under the cover of darkness. why heritage groups are trying to prevent fragments from the past from disappearing forever. and the giants indelicacy that fetched a mouthwatering some at an auction -- eight giant -- a gienat delicacy. hello. it has been a day of celebration and remembering, and the once divided city of berlin, and the heart of the once divided continent of europe. in its 28 years the berlin wall signified repression and fear but on this night in 1989 the first crossing point opened and berliners surged through, effectively marking the end of a communist empire. worrell leaders gathered in the pouring rain at the brandenburg gate to mark the moment. >> and new generation celebrating freedom and the end of the world order they never knew. the berlin wall to these children just something from the history books or recollections of their parents and grandparents. my find them, world leaders striding through the brandenburg gate, once the border between east and west berlin.
is a suggestion from sir peter rickets that in america, for cybill, they were talking about regime changed two years before the war. can you shed any light on that? >> he said there were voices in washington talking about regime change early on. one of the witnesses was asked about the attitude and approach in britain. he said that no one had suggested regime change in government here at that early stage. bear in mind that the iraq conflict began in the early part of 2003. we're talking about almost a couple of years before that. we have not yet begun talking about the long and intense debate in the latest ages of 2002 that led to resolution 1441. >> there have been two earlier inquiries in britain. in what sense do you think this one will be different? >> the previous inquiries dealt with specific aspects of the iraq conflict. this is meant to be a comprehensive and wide-ranging inquiry that takes in everything about the iraq conflict over an eight-year period. there was pressure on the government to call a definitive inquiry. the government made it clear it would only happen after british op
for closing america's hugely controversia pron in guantanamo bay is t months away and it will not be t. president obama said that the comtment that he de cannot be fulfilled in time. >> itas one of the oba administration's elier prises, close th prison that they called mo by s first term in office -- by his firs year in ofice. 10 inmates are beingbrought to tria five of them in ne york. the president was asked ife understood why some americans found this offeive. >> i don't think it is offensive at all when he is convicted and when the death penalty is applied. what im clear about is that i have mpleteonfidence in the merican people and o legal traditions. >> there are still 215 pple being hel in guantano bay. some have been cleared of wrongdoing b no countries have been fohcoming itaking them. some of them will be tried at a federal cou in manhattan including 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed. detaineecould endp being sent to a prison in rur illinois. the ainistration's top lawy went toapitol hill to brush aside questions. >> did khalid sheikh mhammed make the sametatement in his
to america, london and. -- paris, remembering the end of world war i. angela merkel becomes the first german chancellor honoring armistice day in france. president obama inches closer to a new strategy. brazil blacked out chaos as a power failure plunged rio and sao paulo into darkness. tribute to thegerman goalkeeper robert enke who died after being hit by a trained. a suspected suicide. >> is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london and 1:00 in the afternoon in paris where angela merkel remembered history by making history. she has become the first german sandler to attend a armistice day celebration in france. one of several around the world. in lonn between attended a church service, the first time it occurred without the presence of surviving veterans. today's ceremonies at poignancy as they take place against the backdrop of the conflict in afghanistan. >> it is 91 years cents but guns fell silent in the great war and for the first time the leaders of france and germany came to mark this day of commemoration together. under the arc de tree of nicolas sarkozy and angela merkel reinforc
speech is a universal right. from beijing -- >> he is here to say america out welcomes the rise of a new power in the east. barack obama once china as a partner, not a rival. today, he took his message direct to china's people, something it china's leaders never do. a public forum with students in shanghai. the white house wanted it is shown live on tv nationwide,. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation, the freedoms of expression and warship, access to information and political participation, we believe our universal rights. they should be available to all people. >> control is still china's instinct. >> she was able to meet him. her husband was detained a year ago and is still under arrest. >> we think president obama will not raise human-rights issues in earnest because doing this with china is more important. >> president obama will tread carefully in beijing, well aware his communist partners are more comfortable for king strength than listening to criticism america's relationship with china is perhaps the most important with any nation in the world
for president. there could be an election early next year. deciding america's strategy for afghanistan is one of the top decisions that barack obama has to make. if could define his presidency -- it could define his presidency. >> in a memo to the white house, the ambassador has urged against sending more troops. that advice is counter to the wishes of the top u.s. general in afghanistan. >> it is his most agonizing decision to date, whether to send thousands of more troops to afghanistan. over 800 have already died there. in his search for an answer, the president is leaving no stone unturned. he had 8 separate meetings with his war council, discussions with his most senior advisers. a slow but a very deliberate process behind closed doors. a memo from america's ambassador warns the president not to send more troops without progress by the afghan government in tackling corruption. more proof that the president's advisers are split. >> it has taken a long time to make this decision. during that time, support for the war has decreased especially amongst his core constituents. >> this is a comp
. the british prime minister talk about what america the allies could provide. and the beautiful game turned ugly. bond era it is that the stone- throwing crowd as they meet egypt for a key world cup qualifier. it is 7:00 in washington. barack obama is beginning his push for a bigger american role in asia and in japan, coming to the end of a busy day on his first asian tour as u.s. president. he has been holding talks with the japanese prime minister, trying to smooth ties between the two longtime allies. from tokyo, here is our correspondent. >> president obama arrived in japan still a dependable friend of the u.s. but more assertive than before. this is only the second time in half a century that an american president has had to deal with a prime -- japanese prime minister not from the liberal party. once a different relationship, -- yukio hatoyama once an equal relationship. >> there are many various practices, new issues concerning the safety policy and the systems. if you would need to be rebuilt into this agreement. >> we have to understand the future of the united states and asia is i
. a loan provider, cit in america, has gone bust. >> is one of the largest bankruptcy in u.s. corporate history. yesterday they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. they have about 1 million customers. they long to small and medium- sized businesses. we will see a big impact on the financial markets off the back of this bankruptcy. the financial crisis has been unable to fund itself. one of the big losers will turn out to be the u.s. government. the u.s. government provided $two 0.3 billion to cit under the trouble as a relief program. it is the first real example of a loss from the top program. the idea now -- it goes into chapter 11. it allows it to write off billions in debt. >> from bankruptcy to profit. ryanair is making money. >> an airline that many seem to love to hate. it is europe's largest airline. it made a profit in the past six months. it is up 80%. the ceo says the number of someone distorted because a solid 42% drop in fuel because of the oil prices. 70% lower were the air fares. air fares will be a further 20% lower. they think it will make a lot in the next six
-- and then listening to criticism. >> america's relationship with china is perhaps the most important of any relationship in the world now. some say he is muting his criticism on human-rights because of this. mr. obama says few global challenges can be solved if america and china do not work together. china sti seems hesitant about how to respond to his embrace. >> this past weekend saw one of the deadliest days in one of the world's most dangerous cities. 15 people were killed in the northern mexican city of juarez as the latest -- city of juarez. as the latest murders happened, bbc was with the border police. they may find some of this report disturbing. >> the 6:00 p.m. and already on alert in mexico's deadliest city. we have been driving only a few minutes when the first murder happened. the police found him on a dusty side street in tidy car. -- in a tattered car. the latest victim of mexico's drug wars. and beside him, a child, who has now seen more than anyone ever showed. -- ever showed. they looked for clues, trampling all over the crime scene. they do not solve many murders here. a
>>> good morning, america. it's thursday, november 12th, 2009. and this morning, we take you inside the apartment of the alleged ft. hood shooter. looking for clues. and we tell you why the terrorism trackers missed the fact that he'd bought a gun. an abc news investigation. >>> soggy sequel. tropical storm ida dumping eight inches of rain. 20-foot waves. and forget the car keys. get out the canoe. >>> and they said this woman was statal attraction. sending letters to her lover's wife. for the first time, the woman at the middle of the espn scandal breaks her silence. a "gma" exclusive. >>> and get your country on. robin roberts, front and center, at country music's big night. what happened behind the scenes at the cma awards? >>> and good morning, america. i'm here in new york city. i'm diane sawyer. robin, still in nashville, after the big music event last night, the cma awards. loved that red, robin. >> oh, thank you so much, diane. we're still here in music city, usa. and we're in the ryman auditorium this morning. former home of the grand ole opry. it was a grand night for coun
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